British ace Simon Harrison believes he is in with a chance of pulling off a surprise victory in this weekend's Guia touring car race at Macau after his shock provisional pole position on Thursday
"If you are near the front of the grid here then anything can happen," said Harrison. "So I would say we certainly have a chance."
The Honda driver overcame a strong challenge from local hero Andre Couto in the Alfa Romeo to head the time sheets and, although he believes favourites BMW have not shown their true hand yet, he is convinced he can maintain his challenge throughout the weekend.
When asked about whether he believed he could win, he said: "I don't know what is going to happen, but why not? We are definitely in with a shout and we will see what fate decides in the race.
"It has been a good day and it is nice to be at the front. This is just an ace track and it is so rewarding when you get it right. It's the ultimate."
Fellow Briton Andy Priaulx, who was third fastest in qualifying in his BMW, believed the Guia event was going to be one of the most competitive for years. He said: "You can't really say at the moment who is going to win. A lot can happen, and I would say it is pretty wide open."
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